Skip to main content

The Elements Beyond Uranium

The Elements Beyond Uranium

Glenn T. Seaborg, Walter D. Loveland

ISBN: 978-0-471-89062-1

Oct 1990

368 pages

Select type: Hardcover

In Stock

$247.00

Description

Written by Glenn T. Seaborg, Nobel Laureate and pre-eminent figure in the field, with the assistance of Walter D. Loveland, it covers all aspects of transuranium elements, including their discovery, chemical properties, nuclear properties, nuclear synthesis reactions, experimental techniques, natural occurrence, superheavy elements, and predictions for the future. Published on the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of transuranium elements, it conveys the essence of the ideas and distinctive blend of theory and experiment that has marked their study.
Discovery (Synthesis) of New Elements.

Chemical Properties.

Nuclear Structure and Radioactive Decay Properties.

Experimental Techniques.

Nuclear Synthetic Techniques.

Superheavy Elements.

Presence in Nature.

Practical Applications.

Reflections.

Appendix.

Name Index.

Subject Index.